COASTGUARDS AND LIFEBOATMEN


BELOW ARE PERSONS THAT HAVE BEEN EXTRACTED FROM THE KELLYS DIRECTORY 1898  THAT WERE CONNECTED TO THE COASTGUARD  AND LIFEBOAT STATIONS AROUND THE ISLE OF WIGHT.

Coastguard Stations:- 

Alum Bay. George HAMMOND. Chief boatman in charge & 4 men.
Bembridge. Joseph PETTY. Chief officer & 11 men.
Blackgang. William Henry WARNE. Chief officer in charge & 6 men.
St Catherines Detachment . 5 men.

Brighstone. Henry FINLAY. Chief boatman in charge & 4 men.

Brook. Thomas HENNINGS. Chief Boatman in charge.
Calbourne/Newtown. Henry EDWARDS. Chief boatman in charge & 7 men.

East Cowes. William Henry ROGERS. Chief Officer.
Fishbourne. George WOODMAN. Chief Boatman & 7 men.

Freshwater Bay. John PAYNE. Chief boatman in charge & 5 men.

Gurnard. S. TRIM Chief Officer.
Ryde Esplanade. R TREMLETT. Chief officer.

Sandown (Culver Road). Michael HAZLE. Chief officer in charge.

Sea View. James GIBBONS. Chief boatman in charge & 4 men.

Spring Vale. Henry FILTNESS. Chief boatman in charge & 3 men.

St Catherines Point. Edmund OLEARY. Chief boatman in charge & 4 men.

Totland Bay. John George PYNE. Chief boatman in charge & 6 men.

Ventnor. William R BUIKE. Chief officer in charge & 11 men.

Woody Bay, St Lawrence. Frederick CHILD. Chief Boatman.
Yarmouth. James HENDERSON. Chief officer in charge & 8 men.

Shanklin C/Grd Watch Hse (Esplanade).George CLANCEY. Stn officer in charge & 6 men.

Lifeboat Stations:-

Atherfield.. not named. Lifeboat Catherine Swift

Bembridge. Edmund ATTRILL.  coxswain

Brighstone Grange. James COTTON. coxswain. Robert BUCKETT. 2nd cox. Lifeboat Joe Jarman

Brook Green. Benjamin JACOBS. coxswain. John COOK. 2nd cox. Lifeboat William Slaney Lewis

Sandown. Silas KEMP. coxswain. Lifeboat The Dove


Others:-

Capt Angus William Sholto DOUGLAS, RN. Inspector commanding for the district, Ventnor Coast Guard Station.

Frederick George TAYLOR.  Collector of customs, superintendent of merchantile marine & receiver of wreck, Custom House, High Street, Cowes.

Stanley CHARLTON. Chief engineer in charge, St Catherines Point Lighthouse.


Source:  Many thanks for the above details supplied by Gordon Childs.


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